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Rotary scholars excel in county

Mount Baker Rotary Club awarded $36,000 in scholarships in 2013 to the following Whatcom County high school students: from left, front row, (L-R) Cody Lindquist, LCHS; Mikayla Jansma, LCHS; Maddie Hommes, ...

Haxton Way closed daytime to August for roundabout construction

WHATCOM — The Whatcom County Public Works Department reports that some roads will have closures or traffic limitations due to construction activities. Weather conditions can change the schedule. Haxton ...

Alister Forsythe

Alister E. (Choke) Forsythe passed away on May 16, 2013, in Bellingham Health Care. He was born on Oct. 28, 1924, in Giscome, B.C., Canada. He is survived by two of his four siblings, James (Edna) Forsythe ...

Kathryn Dyksterhuis

Kathryn M. (Koetje) Dyksterhuis, of Lynden, went home to her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at the age of 95. Born on Feb. 3, 1918, in McBain, Mich., she was the seventh of nine children born ...

George Moldenhauer

George R. Moldenhauer, age 93, passed away on May 20, 2013, at home in Bellingham. He was born on Dec. 19, 1919, in Eads, Colo., to Richard and Rubie (Rivard) Moldenhauer. His father had a bakery in Eads, ...

Richard Zwiers

Richard Zwiers, age 92, of Lynden, went home to his Lord and Savior to be reunited with his wife after 23 years on Friday, May 10, 2013. He was born on Aug. 16, 1920, in Milaca, Minn., to Henry and Cora ...

Arthur Van Weerdhuizen

Arthur Gary Van Weerdhuizen passed peacefully into the arms of his Savior Jesus Christ on May 19, 2013, surrounded by members of his family. Art was born on June 11, 1944, in Bellingham, to Gerrit and ...

Deloy Smith

Deloy Elmer Smith, “Smitty,” age 96, passed away peacefully at his home at Highgate House for Senior Living in Bellingham on May 19, 2013. Born to Ogle and Dorothy (Heeney) Smith on Nov. 3, 1916, in ...

Wilma Van Diest

Wilma J. “Billie” Van Diest, age 84, was taken to be with her Heavenly Father while being cared for at the Christian Health Care Center on Monday, May 20, 2013. Born on April 8, 1929, she was a lifetime ...

Eugene Zollner

Eugene “Gene” Bartholomew Zollner, age 85, of Bellingham, was received into Heaven on Friday, May 24, 2013. He was surrounded by family and was preceded in death by his wife, Joan, and his two grandsons, ...